Sandkofa

Author:

Jonathan Osler

Resource Type:

Lesson Plans

Math Content:

Algebra, Algebraic Inequalities, Average, Equations, Expressions, Slope

Justice Issues:

Africa, Trade, Global History

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Description:

In this unit, students are introduced to algebra through the context of nomadic salt traders in North Africa. Students create families based on a set of constraints, and equip their families with the necessary supplies to make the long journey across the Sahara.